Karachi (Web Desk): An Indian airliner made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport
According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) spokesman, IndiGo airline plane bound for Hyderabad from Sharjah carrying 186 passengers made an emergency landing at Karachi Jinnah’s International Airport in the wee hours of Sunday after the pilot reported a technical issue.
The passengers were allowed to disembark the plane and were taken to the transit lounge.
An alternative aircraft of the Indian airline has reached the Karachi airport from Ahmedabad to take passengers to their destination after fulfilling the necessary formalities.
Meanwhile, the airliner IndiGo issued a statement saying that its flight 6E-1406 heading from Sharjah to Hyderabad Deccan was diverted to Karachi after the pilot “observed a technical defect”.
“Necessary procedures were followed and as a precaution, the aircraft was diverted to Karachi.” the airline added.